2019 Finalists

Business Excellence

Business Transformation

Greencore Manufacturing Excellence
Hana Group
Birds Eye
Perrigo (UK&I)
Premier Foods Group

Digital Commerce

Asda Stores (Online Groceries - Mobile Check In)
Asda Stores (Online Groceries – Recipes)
Britvic & Logobrand Field Marketing
Co-operative Group
Diageo & Asda Stores
JJ Foodservice

Food-to-Go Operator of the Year

Burger King
Caffè Nero
Costa Coffee
Pret a Manger

Online Retailer of the Year

Asda Stores
Iceland Foods
Marks & Spencer
Ocado Group
Tesco Stores

Retailer of the Year

Aldi Stores UK
Asda Stores
Co-operative Group
Iceland Foods
Marks & Spencer
Tesco Stores

Shopper Activation Excellence

Nestlé UK&I
Unilever UK Ltd
Co-operative Group
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Services EMEA
Britvic Soft Drinks

Shopper Insight

dunnhumby & MMR
Iceland Foods
Nestlé Purina Petcare UK

Small Business of the Year

Bambino Mio
Biotiful Dairy
Deliciously Ella
Food Attraction

Small Store of the Year

Henderson’s SPAR Fortfield Belfast, Ireland
7-Eleven, Copenhagen, Denmark
Co-op on the go, London, UK
Fresh Atelier, Brussels, Belgium
Hema fast&freshade, Shanghai, China
SPAR, Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland

Store of the Year

Giant Heirloom, Philadelphia, USA
K-Citymarket, Järvenpää, Finland
Sainsbury's, Selly Oak, UK
Sam's Club Now, Dallas, USA
Pão de Açúcar, São Paulo, Brazil
SuperValu, Clonakilty, Ireland
Fooby, Lausanne, Switzerland

Supply Chain Excellence

Highland Spring Group
ZX Ventures
Tesco, Accolade Wines and WEPA
JJ Foodservice


The Grocer Cup

This award recognises the leader who has inspired his or her team to achieve remarkable results over the past year. Readers of The Grocer magazine vote for the winner – a senior industry figure – from a shortlist.

IGD President's Cup

IGD’s President’s Cup is presented to an IGD member company that has played a significant role in helping us achieve our objectives over the past year.

IGD Lifetime Achievement

IGD’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognises inspirational people who have made a sustained and significant contribution to our industry. Every year, our Board of Trustees presents this award to someone who’s achieved something exceptional.

McNicol Award for Entrepreneurship

Wayne Hudson, Birds Eye UK
Simon Gray, Boost Drinks
Kirsty Henshaw, Kirsty's
Debbie Harrison, Pricecheck
Sean Ramsden, Ramsden International

Leading Light

Chris Ward, Product Manager, Co-operative Group
Emma Curtis, UK Sales Director, Strong Roots Food Company UK
Jose Carles, Apprentice Refrigeration Engineer, Coca-Cola European Partners

Personal Development

Diversity and Inclusion

Co-operative Group
Coca-Cola European Partners
Diversity in Grocery Group
Scally's of Clonakilty - Supervalu

John Sainsbury Learning & Development

Aldi Stores UK
Booker Group
Henderson Retail
Procter & Gamble UK

Sustainable Business

Health & Wellbeing

Alpro UK
British Poultry Council
ESS, Compass Group UK & Ireland
Upfield UK
Veg Power

Sustainable Futures

Asda Stores, FareShare and the Trussell Trust
Central England Co-operative
Co-operative Group
Sainsbury's Supermarkets
Thornton's Budgens